Description: ArchiveGrid includes nearly two million detailed archival descriptions of collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.
Description: Bartleby.com is a resource for information on literature, reference, and verse.
Description: This section of the CDC website focuses on how the environment affects human health and also how people affect the health of the environment. It includes information and data on topics from respiratory health to chemical-weapons elimination.
Description: The Directory of Open Access Journals provides access to over 9,000 journals. The Directory aims to cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system. Open access journals are defined as journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Description: This website offers thousands of full text resources relevant to the field of child care and early education.
Directory of Open Access Journals
FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry
Description: FracFocus is a national registry for the disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a technology used across the country to extend the productivity of natural gas and oil wells. This registry allows you to search for gas and oil wells in a geographic area to see a listing of reported chemicals used. This website includes additional information on the hydraulic fracturing process and groundwater protection measures.
Genetics Home Reference
Description: Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes related to those conditions.
Description: Created by government information librarian Kelly Smith, this resource contains “the most current, extensive and fully linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.” Also, it includes a link to the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military Terms, which provides search and browse features for military acronyms, abbreviations, and definitions.
Description: This EBSCO database offers information on all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Description: This database links over 12,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.
In the First Person
Description: In the First Person is a index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It contains 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letter entries, and 17,000 oral history entries.
Description: MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families. It provides information on diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Description: NBR contracts independent research to the world's leading experts to examine developments and trends in northeast, southeast, south, and central Asia; Iran; and Russia. It covers broad topics including politics, security, trade, economics, energy, and health. All reports are free for 60 days after publication.
Description: This small federal independent agency advises the President, Congress, and other federal agencies on policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities. Briefs cover civil rights, education, empowerment, financial assistance, health care, and many other topics.
Description: The National Gallery in Washington, DC, houses one of the largest collections in the world of painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.
NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Description: The NREL is situated within the U.S. Department of Energy. NREL "develops renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advances related science and engineering, and transfers knowledge and innovations to address the nation's energy and environmental goals." Open Library
Description: Open Library contains over 1,000,000 free eBook titles in classic literature.
The Pennsylvania Digital Library (PADL)
Description: The Pennsylvania Digital Library is a state-wide repository for digital resources created by Pennsylvania libraries, museums, educational institutions, and other cultural heritage organizations.
Description: Project Gutenberg offers access to over 42,000 eBooks, mostly classic pieces of literature.
Description: PubMed Central is a full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Description: WorldCat allows keyword searching for books, videos, serials, and electronic publications. Each linked result leads to a "Find a library" information page. Users may type in a zip code and receive a list of nearby libraries that own the item.